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Japanese "Betty" Bomber Items

Article about: These items believed to be from one of the first Mitsubishi G4M 'BETTY" bombers shot down near Darwin in early 1943.No location or date.... From the top... . BOMB SWITCH CONTROLLER . MI

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    Default Japanese "Betty" Bomber Items

    These items believed to be from one of the first
    Mitsubishi G4M 'BETTY" bombers shot down near
    Darwin in early 1943.No location or date....
    From the top...
    . BOMB SWITCH CONTROLLER
    . MITSUBISHI FLYING SUIT HEATER DATED SEP 1941
    . The small plate is " Direction for fitting the bomb "!!!
    Smashed bits of persex and alloy skin some with original paint.

    Regards Mike
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    Chris Collins
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    seeething jelousy ... nice.. wouldnt want to swap one for a german one would you

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    hi mate, good to see another aussie on the boards. Your not that far from me - i'm in west brunswick -

    Good find

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    Hi Guys,sorry Japanese stuff, is for some reason hard to find,
    (good stuff at least!),and I have quite a bit of Luftwaffe gear,
    but if I unearth anything.....
    And hello Uber, from the west..
    Mike

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    hi thanks for sharing, the item look great.
    im am lucky enought to have brought off ebay a while ago a 2 jap aircraft instruments in very good condition (which i have identified) which still retain there us intelligents tags unfountaly there are to well packed with rest of my collection which is in storage to get any pictures. where did your items come from

    regards sam

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    Hi Sam,I got them about 19 years ago in a second hand bookshop,
    .......as you do!The owner had bought a collection of army books,from a deceased estate..and these came with it,with an old
    note saying he had obtained them near Darwin.
    Cheers Mike

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    very nice stuff you got there

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